Crackpot (Rock Lords)

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Crackpot
Rock Lords character
Crackpot-carded.jpg
Crackpot toy on card
First appearance

GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords, March 21, 1986
Created by

Tonka
Voiced by

Philip Lewis Clarke
Release number

7501
Information
Species Rock Lord
Gender Male
Occupation Heroic Rock Warrior
Abilities

Affiliation

Boulder's tribe
Rock type

Azurite: a mix of violet and gray that's tough enough to resist good-natured kidding.
Quote

"I can't believe we're lost! Hey! We've been going around in circles!"

Crackpot is a fictional character from the Rock Lords series introduced in 1986. He is a heroic Rock Lord in Boulder's tribe.

Rock Lords

Crackpot is a heroic azurite Rock Lord who carries a Magnetic Pulse Gun sword. He is part of Boulder's tribe and for some reason the Deceptive Mini-Constructs don't like him.

In the French Bleu, l'Enfant de la Terre series he is small and can fly.

Reception

Fictional biography

Crack-pot's name describes his personality-slightly goofy. The other warriors give him a hard time about his crazy notions but Crack-pot can think of good idea's that save them from a jam. His magnetic pulse ray "attracts" bad rocks and turns them into magnetic heaps!

Animated series

Bleu, l'Enfant de la Terre

Crackpot was among the Rock Lords who appeared playing on the beach in episode 1 of Bleu, l'Enfant de la Terre.

GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords

Crackpot in GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords

Crackpot appeared in the 1986 film GoBots: Battle of the Rock Lords where he was voiced by Philip Lewis Clarke. He was part of Boulder's tribe on Quartex.

Books

The 1986 Rock Lords Coloring Book by Golden, a division of Western Publishing, revealed Crackpot can mimic the voices of others.[1]

Comics

Fun Publications

Echoverse

Crackpot appeared in the Fun Publication story Echoes and Fragments. In the amalgam reality created by Sideways and Gong, Boulder and the Rock Lords filled in for Wreck-Gar and the Junkions during the events of The Transformers: The Movie.[2]

Rhetoricverse

Crackpot appeared in the Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric episode 54 story "Rock and Roll", where Boulder placed him in charge of a Earth rock concert in Quartex.[3]

Mastershooter Collectibles

The Deceptive Mini Constructs once attacked Crackpot.

Telepictures Publications

Crackpot was among Boulder's troops in "Update From Quartex" by Telepictures Publications in Winter 1987. In the story Magmar's forces attempt to force Boulder's troops into a lava river, but they are saved when Nuggit charges in with several Rockasaurs to help.[4]

Tonka

Crackpot appeared in the 1986 Tonka pack-in comic story "Powerful Living Rocks Face a Deadly New Peril".[5]

Toys

  • Bandai Rock Lords Crackpot (Europe, 1986)
Turns from humanoid to rock. Comes with his Magnetic Pulse Gun sword.
This toy was also released as Machine Robo: Revenge of Cronos Crossrock.
  • Tonka Rock Lords 7501 Crackpot (US and UK, 1986)
A US and UK release of Crackpot by Tonka.

Gallery

References

  1. Rock Lords Coloring Book. Golden. 1986. 
  2. Jim Sorenson (w). "Echoes and Fragments" Ask Vector Prime (February 10th, 2016), Fun Publications
  3. "Rock and Roll". Written by Jim Sorenson. Transformers: Renegade Rhetoric. November 28th, 1986/January 20th, 2016. No. 54, season 1.
  4. Paul Kirchner (w, a). "Update From Quartex" GoBots Magazine (Winter 1987), Telepictures Publications
  5. http://www.ikp.uni-koeln.de/~scholl/rock/rock/diverses/comics.html

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